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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5660 (1 public exploit)

Format string vulnerability in the vinagre_utils_show_error function (src/vinagre-utils.c) in Vinagre 0.5.x before 0.5.2 and 2.x before 2.24.2 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a crafted URI or VNC server response.
Publish Date : 2008-12-17 Last Update Date : 2011-02-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 134

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5660 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085660 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5660

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Vinagre 0.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome Vinagre 0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gnome Vinagre 2.23.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gnome Vinagre 2.23.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gnome Vinagre 2.23.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Gnome Vinagre 2.23.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Gnome Vinagre 2.23.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Gnome Vinagre 2.23.90 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Gnome Vinagre 2.23.91 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Gnome Vinagre 2.23.92 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Gnome Vinagre 2.24.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Gnome Vinagre 2.24.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Vinagre 12

- References For CVE-2008-5660

http://secunia.com/advisories/33041
SECUNIA 33041
http://secunia.com/advisories/33046
SECUNIA 33046
http://secunia.com/advisories/33082
SECUNIA 33082
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/vinagre-format-string
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/499057/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081209 CORE-2008-1127 - Vinagre show_error() format string vulnerability
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:240
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:240
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/3362
VUPEN ADV-2008-3362
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/7401
MILW0RM 7401
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-689-1
UBUNTU USN-689-1
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg00473.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-10932
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=475070 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg00485.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-10941

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5660

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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